About Campaignends 31 Dec 2019, 11:59 PM
My running journey can be described as happenstance as it began as a coping mechanism for the loss of my beloved grandmother and the chance of getting a ballot entry in the 2014 Tokyo Marathon. This journey has taught me lessons which the classroom cannot teach, brought me to places that I have never been, experiences that I never would have imagined to experience, meeting people from all walks of life and forging invaluable friendships with some of them.
I am privileged to be part of Relay Majulah and have the chance to contribute via the sport that I love, I endeavour to put in my best effort into this ground-up initiative to fund raise for the less fortunate so they can also have a step forward brighter futures and experiences to recount too.
About the Charity
The President's Challenge is an annual community outreach and fundraising campaign for charities selected every year by the President's Office. It is a call to all Singaporeans in doing their part in building a more caring and inclusive society.
Initiated in 2000 by former President S R Nathan, the Challenge represents the coming together of people from all walks of life, to help the less fortunate. In 2012, under the leadership of former President Tony Tan Keng Yam, the Challenge was expanded to go beyond fundraising by including volunteerism and social
In 2018, President Halimah Yacob announced a $10 million fund (Empowering For Life Fund) which will empower vulnerable groups through skills upgrading, capacity-building and employment. Visit http://www.pc.org.sg/WhoWeSupport to find out about the benefiting organisations supported by President's Challenge this year. 100% of the donations received go towards the charities we support.